Some observations on spider fauna of district Buner, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan
Shahid Ahmad, Naveed Akhtar, Kausar Saeed
The present research was conducted from October 2011 to August 2012 to study some aspects of the spider fauna of the district Buner. Spiders were collected through hand picking and pit fall trap. Totally, thirteen species of spiders were identified belonging to different families viz, Lycosidae, Tetragnathidae, Sparassidae, Araneidae, Pholcidae and Salticidae. Most species belong to family Lycosidae while Sparassidae and Pholcidae families were represented by single species. Most of the spiders were brown black while Argiopeaaitika and Neosconacrucifera were most colorful spiders.